Deep in the heart of ancient English woodland was where you could find us last weekend – where you might have also spotted this sweet chestnut collector of mine, gathering a mighty haul in his “bastik”. As my child, he is of course stubborn as heck. He refused any and all offers of help to […]
Bending the rules slightly with the Sunday Photo time limitations – this photo was taken a little over a week ago now, but when editing a load of Mountain Pics for a new post, I found this one and it made me laugh so much. I believe I had said something along the lines of […]
A little interval in my Sud Tirol posts to give you a kind of mini tour of the new house, a sort of before and after if you will. There have been a few requests! Talk to most expats that have made that return trip, and I guarantee that nearly all of them will tell […]
A common theme to my blog – picture heavy posts, this one being no exception. Please note the constant “swapping” of walking pole possessors throughout these photographs, I promise you, we only have one pair. Mr R invested in them when the toddler first arrived as he wanted a bit more stability when wandering with […]
The tripping hazard of school bags left by the front door marked the ominous end of the Summer yesterday… My older two started at their new school, after a lengthy and painful breakfast that involved a lot of moaning about school uniform (they still can’t get used to having to wear one!). Whilst the big […]
Apart from our Meeting Monkeys in Alsace and Colmar expedition a couple of years ago, France has been somewhat neglected by us of late. Not intentionally, just one of those things… From Munich, flights were extortionate to the part of France we needed to get to (I am not joking, we could have flown to […]
Someone making the most of their evening swim!
Having tea with a tiger at Mottisfont. He’s not one for large stuffed animals or dressing up really so this made me laugh.